New Zealand Diploma in Drinking-water Treatment

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Water and Sanitary Engineering




2 Years

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the water treatment industry with individuals who can manage drinking-water treatment plants to ensure they are operating at an optimum level and maintaining compliance with regulatory requirements.

The trainee will benefit from having a qualification within a training pathway that recognises progression through the water industry, as well as increased skill and knowledge acquisition to improve job performance.

Graduates will be capable of working autonomously and may be in a leadership role.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Must be employed at a water treatment plant which supplies drinking water and have enough exposure to gain the relevant skills covered within this programme. You must hold the New Zealand Certificate in Drinking Water treatment Level 4 or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


2 Years

Tuition Fees

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Student Success


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Contact details

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Free phone: 0800 86 22 84
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